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July 27, 2006
Contact: Lesley A. Collins,
307-261-7603

Twenty Mile and Sawmill Fire Update

The Sawmill Fire and Twenty Mile fire are now 100 percent contained. Local resources are patrolling the fires looking for and extinguishing hot spots. The public can expect to see smokes within the area of both fires as crews continue to monitor for hot spots over the next couple of weeks.

The Bureau of Land Management would like to thank the Rocky Mountain and Central Oregon Incident Management teams, local communities, and state and federal agencies for all their help and support of these two fires.

Final Statistics:

Twenty Mile Fire
Final Size: 11,628 acres
Start Date: 7/15/06
Date Containment: 7/21/06
Gallons Water Dropped: 226,577
Total personnel: 358
Final Cost: $1,336,737
Sawmill Fire
Final Size: 16,505 acres
Start Date: 7/18/06
Date Containment: 7/23/06
Gallons Water Dropped: 235,000
Total personnel: 267
Final Cost: $1,273,230

-BLM-


 
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